Allergy FT: Allergy Food Translator
By Gregg Greenberg
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Do you have food allergies? Do you travel abroad? Me too, that’s why I built the Allergy FT Food Translator app. Create individual profiles for your entire family, each with a different list of food allergies. Then translate those, with a warning message, into a local language. Show your phone to the waiter and he'll know which foods you need to stay away from.
All of our translations are done by native language speakers. We currently have 62 different food allergies in the following categories. Egg Allergies, Fish Allergies, Milk Allergies, Peanut Allergies, Shellfish Allergies, Soy Allergies, Tree Nut Allergies, Wheat Allergies and more. 62 food allergies in total, but If we missed one, you can send us a suggestion.
Everything is built into the app because we know when you’re travelling abroad roaming Internet rates can be huge, so no Internet connection is required.
Current languages: French, German, Spanish.
More languages to come. All future language updates included in purchase.
What's New in Version 2.0
Added more food allergies and native german version
Terrible App - do not buy
The concept is great, but the app is essentially unusable due to lack of enough food categories and only 3 languages that you can translate in to (French, German and Spanish). Traveling to Nordic Countries? You’re out of luck. How about eastern Europe? China? India? Nope.
On the food category side, they have ONE broad category called “FRUIT”. That means you are allergic to ALL fruit or no fruit. Likewise ONE category called “VEGETABLES”. The other categories, which are more detailed are also not detailed enough.
The app is not usable in any sense as of now. I wasted $2.99 on it but recommend you do not buy it until the number of categories and languages are increased.
Simple and effective
This is a simple concept that is executed well. Easy to set up new profiles and good translations that make communicating critical allergies to other people that speak non-English languages. Nice app.